Kerala Prawns Biriyani - Chemmeen Biryani

Easy to cook Prawns Biriyani

Kerala Prawns Biriyani - Chemmeen Biryani

Easy to cook Prawns Biriyani

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By Raji Gopan

Published On: 05 Mar 2009

Rating: 4
16 Votes, 7 Reviews
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45 Minutes
Served : 4
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Kerala Prawns Biriyani - Chemmeen Biryani Kerala  Prawns Biriyani - Chemmeen Biryani By Raji Gopan Kerala  Prawns Biriyani - Chemmeen Biryani Published: Easy to cook Prawns Biriyani 4 stars based on 7 reviews Total time: Yield: 4 servings Serving size: 1 medium slice Calories per serving: 250 cal Fat per serving: 12 g Ingredients:
For Rice:
Basmati rice : 2 cups
Water : 3 cups
Cinnamon : 1
Cloves : 4 nos
Rosewater : 1 tbsp
Salt : as rqd
Ghee : 1 tbsp
For Marination:
Prawns : 500 gms
Chilli powder : 1 tbsp
Turmeric powder : 1/4 tbsp
Salt : as reqd
For Grinding:
Green chillies : 3 nos
Garlic : 5:6 pods
Ginger : 1 medium piece
For Masala:
Onions (Large size) : 1 no
Pudina leaves : 2 strands
Coriander leaves : a small bunch
Lime water : 1/2 a lime
Coriander powder : 1 1/2 tbsp
Garam masala : 1 tbsp
(wiped)
Salt : as rqd
Water : 1/4 cup
Directions:
1. For Masala:
1)Mix prawns with chilli and turmeric powders along with salt. 2. Heat oil in a pan and fry prawns (dont not make it crispy), Keep aside. 3. In the same oil saute onions till transparent. 4. Add ground green chilli,garlic and ginger paste and saute well. 5. Add coriander powder n garam masala powder and saute well. 6. Add pudina and coriander leaves along with lime water and saute for few minutes. 7. Add fried prawns and mix well. 8. Add 1/4 cup of water and saute till water disappears and you get a thick gravy, keep aside. 9. For Rice:
1)Wash and drain rice. 10. In a pressure cooker pour ghee and heat. 11. Put cinnamon and cloves fry. 12. Add rice and saute for 2 minutes or so. 13. Add 3 cups of water along with salt and cover the lid of cooker put whistle.Cook in a medium flame.Turn off aft one whistle. 14. When done open lid and add rosewater and mix well. 15. In a serving dish put half of the cooked rice. Then put prawns masala and then again the rest of rice on top. 16. Garnish with roasted cashew nuts and raisins n spring onions. 17. :- Serve hot with Salad and Pickle.

Ingredients

Directions

Step 1

For Masala:
1)Mix prawns with chilli and turmeric powders along with salt.

Step 2

Heat oil in a pan and fry prawns (dont not make it crispy), Keep aside.

Step 3

In the same oil saute onions till transparent.

Step 4

Add ground green chilli,garlic and ginger paste and saute well.

Step 5

Add coriander powder n garam masala powder and saute well.

Step 6

Add pudina and coriander leaves along with lime water and saute for few minutes.

Step 7

Add fried prawns and mix well.

Step 8

Add 1/4 cup of water and saute till water disappears and you get a thick gravy, keep aside.

Step 9

For Rice:
1)Wash and drain rice.

Step 10

In a pressure cooker pour ghee and heat.

Step 11

Put cinnamon and cloves fry.

Step 12

Add rice and saute for 2 minutes or so.

Step 13

Add 3 cups of water along with salt and cover the lid of cooker put whistle.Cook in a medium flame.Turn off aft one whistle.

Step 14

When done open lid and add rosewater and mix well.

Step 15

In a serving dish put half of the cooked rice. Then put prawns masala and then again the rest of rice on top.

Step 16

Garnish with roasted cashew nuts and raisins n spring onions.

Step 17

:- Serve hot with Salad and Pickle.

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slipa gopi

Wow this is great thanks a lot raji...simple dish which can be a great enjoyment for family especially for a poor cook like me..

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lavanya reeju

Great, we loved it....will try it again...thank you

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Princybinu

I chose this one coz ingredients and method seems to be simple and economic. Even though i tried prawns biriyani for the first time...it tasted gud...both me and my husband really enjoyed it..thanks a lot..try to add more of ur recipes....

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karthika venu

really great recipe.thank you.keep posting your recipes

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nithya gopal

lovely thanks a lot raji

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bina

thanx my family enjoyed it

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Remya vasudevan

SUPERB! really really thanks

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